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Courses for Primary School Staff

Autumn Courses

The courses below are for Pre-School and Primary School Staff. All courses are FREE and include refreshments (lunch is provided for courses based at the showground).

Courses run from 9.45am - 3.00pm and are held at the Great Yorkshire Showground, unless otherwise stated.

A new Course Booklet is produced for Autumn, Spring & Summer terms.




Date Course Name Suitable For
Monday 24th September Developing Your Outdoor Space for Learning FULLY BOOKED
Monday 1st October Building Confidence to take the Curriculum Outdoors EYFS, KS1 & KS2
Tuesday 2nd October Muddy Maths FULLY BOOKED 
Thursday 4th October KS2 Science Outdoors KS2
Monday 12th November A Different Perspective FULLY BOOKED
Tuesday 13th November Spectacular Science in the Outdoors KS1
Monday 19th November Christmas Crafts KS2
Tuesday 27th November Awesome Outdoor Art FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 28th November Outdoor Maths FULLY BOOKED
Tuesday 4th December Muddy Maths FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 5th December Campfires & Winter Outdoor Cooking KS1 & KS2



















What to bring

Most courses take place outdoors for the majority of the day therefore please dress accordingly and bring:

  • Indoor & Outdoors Shoes
  • Rain Coat
  • Warm Jumper
  • Water-proof trousers
  • Hats & Gloves in winter

Terms & Conditions

All courses are FREE because they are organised and funded by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. If you can no longer attend please let us know as soon as possible by calling Kate Kirby on 01423 546283. We have a waiting list for most courses so can offer your place to someone else. Cancellations within 5 working days will be charged £25 + VAT.

Please note that due to the popularity of our courses places are limited to one person from each setting per course.


For further information please contact Kate Kirby (Charitable Activities Coordinator) on 01423 546283 or email Please get in touch if you have any ideas for future outdoor learning courses or if you are a facilitator who can offer relevant courses.  

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